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Preschool screenings for the Monticello School District are scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 and Friday, April 10. These screenings are for children from 3 to 4 years old. The screenings are not for children who will turn five before Sept. 1, 2015.
Families in the Monticello school district may register children who will turn 5-years-old before Sept. 1, 2015 for Kindergarten at Lincoln School the week of March 16-20.
Lack of a quorum on Feb. 26 resulted in two Piatt County zoning requests being tabled until next month.
Veterans who share stories about the Vietnam War are a rare breed.
Dick Fox is trying to change that, one soldier at a time.
Evaluations of six possible sites for a new Monticello High School will be discussed at a special Monticello school board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 9 at the high school.
Monticello Fighting Hunger started with a seed of an idea last summer, cultivated into a campaign that drew nearly 600 volunteers, and blossomed into an event Saturday that packaged more than 100,000 meals for the hungry.
Keith Nord’s life changed in college when he started writing down a list of goals, a list that eventually included taking his NFL-weary body and running 26 miles at the age of 49.
Tim Butler, the district chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) has been selected as the 87th House District representative for the Illinois General Assembly. He was named by Republican leaders in Sangamon, Logan, Menard and Tazwell counties on Feb. 28.
Bement seventh grade student Tyler Upton explains how different shooting positions change the percentage of basketball shots made at the Bement Middle School Science Fair, held Feb. 18 at the school. Upton worked with partner John Watzlawick on the entry.
The possibility of the state Agriculture Education line item going away is resonating with those in farm-friendly Piatt County.